Portugal were the last team to qualify for Euro 2012 but will still be the ones to watch with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani up front.
Although most Portuguese supporters are probably still haunted by their teams shocking loss to Greece in the final of Euro 2004 in Lisbon, la
Seleção will be determined to capitalise on a stellar midfield and the talent of the world’s most expensive player: Ronaldo.
The former Manchester United winger has just had a phenomenal season for Real Madrid, scoring 46 goals in la Liga.
Carvalho and Boswinga will both miss out and although their absences will be felt, it may be that Portugal’s attack carries the greatest concerns as strikers Hugo Almeida and Helder Postiga will be seeking to silence those who claim the national team lacks a real goal scorer.